Light Night of Play on Ice 12/4/13
UNDATED - There are only three games on the NHL schedule this evening. Two of the top three clubs in the Atlantic Division are in action and with a win each can move within a point of first place Boston. In Detroit the Red Wings are facing the Flyers with an eye on closing in on the Bruins while Montreal is at New Jersey. Both the Wings and Canadiens start the night with 35 points, three back of the Bruins.
The Wings face a real challenge as three top players are out of action. Henrik Zetterberg is out at least two weeks with a back injury while fellow center Pavel Datsyuk (PAH'-vuhl DAT'-sook) remains out because of a concussion and Todd Bertuzzi has a shoulder injury.
The final game this evening features Calgary playing host to Phoenix.